9 out of 10 points and recommendedSharp, reletively light, great color and IQ.Not weather sealed, just a tad slow.
This lens has rarely been off of my K20D since I bought it last summer. It has a great range, and is a great upgrade from the kit lens.reviewed March 27th, 2011
It is not as fast as good primes, but in our dusty climate, keeping the lens on the camera saves a lot of heartache about dust on the sensor.
I just bought the DA*60-250, so this will be the perfect companion lens.
I have not done any testing, but I think that the photos with this lens have been of superlative quality.